a major lie.
|Dialogue between a Yorkshire Alderman and a Salamanca Doctor 2: At Langhorns Tryal, thou swor’st thou saw’st him Forty times in July following, that was a Rapper.|
|Dict. Canting Crew n.p.: Rapper a swinging great Lie.|
|New Canting Dict. [as cit. c.1698].|
|, , ,||Universal Etym. Eng. Dict. [as cit. c.1698].|
|, ,||Classical Dict. of the Vulgar Tongue.|
|Grose’s Classical Dict. of the Vulgar Tongue.|
|New and Improved Flash Dict. n.p.: Rapper a bouncing lie.|